A state consisting of a ruler Example:Corinth, Athens, Sparta
City-state
One person who holds all the power
Monarchy
Where a ruler takes power illegally through force
Tyranny
Power is held by the people, everyone has a say and can vote
Democracy
Someone who legally belongs to a country
Citizen
A small group of people who hold power
Oligarchy
Games held every four years
Olympics
A sustained fight between organized forces
Battle
A courier who ran from Atehns to Marathon during the Battle of Marathon
Phidippides
A job delivering messages and goods
Courier
A high fortified area typically on a hill
Acropolis
Citizens gathered together to pass laws
Assembly
A country in southeastern Europe, the capital is Athens
Greece
The god of the underworld and Zeus` brother
Hades